From: Guatemala | Department of Alta Verapaz | Tactic

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 91-36-27
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Alta Verapaz | Tactic
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Three panels joined; each with four selvedges; neck not cut out. Dark blue ground with rows of animal, stars and diamond motifs. Red, blue, green, yellow and white weft brocading.

As per Sigrid Meier (1997), "Warp: 24 epi three singles Z-twist dark blue cotton Weft: 26 ppi two singles Z-twist dark blue cotton. Supplementary weft: two-faced. Made on backstrap loom."

Length 90 cm
Width 100 cm
Credit Line Gift of Clifford Lewis III, 1991

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